Chicago is famous for its musical traditions, especially blues and jazz. In addition, such a style of electronic music as house was born here.
The Symphony Orchestra presents classical music in Chicago. The literary legacy of Chicago is Bellow, Farrell, Lee Masters, Dreiser, Sandburg. Hemingway was born in Chicago.
It was Chicago that gave architecture a new building – a skyscraper. Until 1997, the city had three of the tallest buildings in the world – Sears Tower, Aon Building, Hancock Center. At the beginning of the 20th century, architects Bennett and Burnham developed a new plan for Chicago, which later became a model for urban planning. There are many museums in the city – the Museum of Natural History, Science and Industry, the Spertus Museum, the Oriental Institute, the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute, the Du Sable Museum, the Historical Society. Oak Park, located in suburban Chicago, is a National Historic District. Hemingway was born here, and the Unity Temple, built in 1904, is located here.
In Chicago, such sports as hockey, football, basketball, rugby, baseball are revered. The sports arenas of the city are the United Center, Solderfield, US Sellulerfield, Wrigleyfield.